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  • Boyd, Tigers set to welcome Yankees to town
    Masahiro Tanaka is set to return to the mound on Tuesday as the American League Wild Card-leading Yankees open a three-game series with the Tigers at Comerica Park, with the right-hander saying that he hopes a brief time-out has restored the energy in his arm for the remainder of the postseason push.
  • Inbox: How does Tigers' future bullpen look?
    Who are some promising pitching prospects that could help the Tigers' bullpen? Jason Beck answers questions from fans in the latest Inbox.
  • Verlander spins gem as Tigers cool off Dodgers
    A day of dueling no-hit bids turned into a home run derby down the foul lines. Justin Upton's two-run homer capped a four-run sixth inning off previously perfect Kenta Maeda, earning Justin Verlander a victory for his gem in a 6-1 Tigers win over the Dodgers on Sunday at Comerica Park that snapped Los Angeles' win streak at six.
  • 'Bootsie' Kinsler ready for Players Weekend
    Ian Kinsler has gone by the nickname "Kins" ever since he joined the Tigers three seasons ago. Very few people know him by the nickname "Bootsie," but the few that call him that have a story behind it.
  • Norris starts slowly, ends strong in first rehab
    The first-pitch fastball from Daniel Norris sailed over catcher Bryan Holaday's head and hit the backstop, an inauspicious start to his second rehab outing for Triple-A Toledo on Monday night. A leadoff single and a walk furthered the sense that he was in for a long, frustrating slog to his 65-pitch limit, his delivery seemingly hurried as he tried to find the strike zone.
  • Channeling playoff mode, Verlander dominates
    Unless the Tigers pull off a trade in the next 10 days, Justin Verlander will not be pitching playoff baseball this year. So he decided to treat Sunday's outing against the Dodgers like a postseason start.
  • Tigers, Third Man Records team up for giveaway
    Most of the records associated with baseball are statistical. Thanks to Detroit artist Jack White's Third Man Records, the Tigers' home finale will be associated with records of vinyl.
  • Tigers' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Stewart collects four hits for Erie
    Yankees prospects Miguel Andujar and Domingo German led Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a 3-0 win over Durham with a pair of strong performances on Sunday.
  • Fulmer not hung up on another tough-luck loss
    Michael Fulmer has a losing record with a 3.60 ERA. He has suffered four losses in Tigers shutouts, three of them giving up one run. On Saturday, he became the second Tigers starter in 10 years to lose a game without giving up an unearned run over seven or more innings, suffered an unearned run in a 3-0 loss to the Dodgers.
  • Quiet bats, defensive miscue hurt Tigers in loss
    The Dodgers tied a Major League record with their 13th consecutive Interleague victory, capitalizing on a Tigers defensive miscue with an Adrian Gonzalez RBI single in the seventh inning en route to a 3-0 win Saturday at Comerica Park.
  • Upton could opt out after '17, still undecided
    Justin Upton had a split second to think about his path as he rounded second base on his third-inning home run Friday night. He wasn't thinking about his future as a Tiger, or his contract opt-out at the end of the season. He was thinking about whether he had touched first base.
  • Verlander hosts event for Wins for Warriors
    The Wins for Warriors Foundation, founded by Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander to help military veterans, will partner with the Michigan Fitness Foundation to host the inaugural Patriot Ruck on Saturday, Sept. 9 in downtown Detroit to honor all military members, veterans and first responders who served and sacrificed on and after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
  • Soto spins a gem for Lakeland
    Trevor Stephan, the Yankees' No. 30 prospect, led the Class A Short Season Staten Island pitching staff with a dominant performance in a 5-0 win over Lowell on Saturday.
  • Upton's big night not enough against Dodgers
    The Dodgers didn't need to clear the spacious fences of Comerica Park to put on a show in Motown. Chris Taylor hit two of their six doubles, both for RBIs, in a four-hit game as Los Angeles outpaced the Tigers for an 8-5 win Friday night at Comerica Park.
  • Anibal latest Tigers starter to land on DL
    The revolving door of the Tigers' recent starting rotation spun again Friday, when Anibal Sanchez was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring injury.
  • Hit hard, Zimmermann tries useful adjustment
    The Dodgers had tagged Jordan Zimmermann for six runs and nine hits over four innings. He had drawn 11 swinging strikes, including four strikeouts, but the Dodgers were making contact with an average exit velocity of 94.4 mph, according to Statcast. So as he worked through the Dodgers' lineup for a third time, Zimmermann moved his back foot from the third-base side of the pitching rubber to the first-base side, something he had never tried in his career.
  • Fulmer offers insight, background on 'Play Ball'
    Michael Fulmer will talk about his upbringing in Oklahoma, his childhood basketball aspirations, his offseason plumbing job and of course his pitching when he joins MLB Network's Eric Byrnes on this week's episode of Play Ball, the network's kids-oriented show designed to connect youngsters with the game.
  • Baez fans 11 in gem for Lakeland
    Now into his second month playing in the Florida State League, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is finding his power stroke.
  • Inbox: Will Verlander be dealt before Aug. 31?
    Will the Tigers trade Justin Verlander to the Astros before Aug. 31? Beat reporter Jason Beck answers this and more in the latest Inbox.
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